FREE EVENT Head of the River Race

Posted: Mar 25 2015

Here at SANZA Recruitment our aim is for you to gain great experiences in and outside of working hours. The Head of the River Race is a traditional race held in London and it is completely free of charge to spectators.

What is the Head of the River Race?

The Head of the River Race is a boat rowing race held on the River Thames once a year in March. It is one of the oldest sporting races in London, which has been running since 1925. Over 400 crews take part and will row from Mortlake to Putney on the Tideway. This years event will take place on Sunday 29th March.

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Where should you go to watch it?

The bank of the River Thames is usually a popular spot. You can watch the crews start from Chiswick Bridge, or give them a cheer from the Barnes Bridge or Hammersmith Bridge.

Pubs on the Thames will get busy so to get a good seat make sure to get there early.

How long does the race take?

Around 20 minutes, but there will be other races on throughout the day.

Recommended Pubs along the Thames:

·         The Prospect of Whitby, Wapping

·         The Dove, Hammersmith

·         The Mayflower, Rotherhithe

·         The Founders Arms, Bankside

·         The Ship, Wandsworth

Head of the River Race

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